Security guarding - apply for a permit

Service Description

All activities in the guarding trade (e.g. object or personal protection) require a special permit. The term "guarding" is understood to mean the activity aimed at protecting the life or property of third parties from interference by third parties.
The concrete activities covered by the term "guarding" are broadly diversified. They range

  • from conventional bicycle, motor vehicle and building guarding
  • to event services
  • passenger screening,
  • the transportation of money and valuables, personal security, and the guarding of
  • to the guarding of industrial and military facilities as well as nuclear power plants.

Guarding requires an active custodial activity (e.g., supervision or checks). The custodial activity must consist of human activity.

A guarding contractor may be a natural person or a legal entity. In the case of partnerships (e.g. OHG, KG), each managing partner is a trader. In the case of legal entities (e.g. GmbH, AG), the permit is issued to the legal entity.

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Thüringen (Linie6PLus)

Competent Authority

Landratsamt Saale-Holzland-Kreis - Gewerbebehörde

Claußstraße 3
07607 Eisenberg

Postal address
Post office box 1310
07602 Eisenberg
036691 115
Remark: Service Center
036691 70-746
Opening times

Monday 08:30 - 12:00
Tuesday 08:30 - 12:00, 13:30 - 15:30
Wednesday 08:30 - 12:00
Thursday 08:30 - 12:00, 13:30 - 17:30
Friday 08:30 - 12:00

A personal visit is only possible by prior appointment.
For this purpose, please use non-contact methods (telephone, mail, fax, e-mail, motor vehicle online service) to communicate with our office.

Transport connection


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Application for a permit for security guards in accordance with § 34a GewO
Certificate of receipt in accordance with Section 17 (2) of the Guarding Ordinance
Notification of the use of weapons during guard duty in accordance with Section 20 (2) of the Guarding Ordinance (Bewachungsverordnung - BewachV)